Sometimes Dead IS Better

 

Keeping with the horror movie theme for October, I decided to watch “Pet Sematary” for the first time. I’ve heard about this movie my whole life, so I confidently chose it out of the sea of scary movies on Netflix. I mean, 2 ½ stars can’t be wrong, right?! (Ha.)

Despite it’s cheap, made-for-tv approach, I appreciated “Pet Sematary” for at least adhering to a few scary movie truths…

1) Moving into an OLD house in a NEW town is BAD juju.

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2) Foreshadowing is key.

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3) Creepy neighbors know all the creepy secrets.

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4) Foggy paths into the woods are no bueno.

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5) Undead animals are not cute.

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6) Undead kids are not cute.

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7) Aaaaaaand undead spouses are not cute.

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There were a lot of disappointing things about “Pet Sematary”, but I was most disappointed that this movie wasn’t actually about a pet cemetery. I imagined that there would be lots of cute zombie animals running around and causing mischief. But, nope. Just one ugly cat and a buncha gross stuff.

My official reaction:

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3 thoughts on “Sometimes Dead IS Better

  1. […] -Pet Sematary -Planes, Trains, and Automobiles -Police Academy -Police Academy 2+ -Poltergeist -Predator -The […]

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  2. Loved the book. Saw the movie with Mom & my best Friend Kevin. I thought it was funny. The book freaked me out so much… the movie was just… not scary

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